Northsong Winter Concert Series Starts December 5

NEWPORT — Northsong, the Newport-based chamber choir, is proud to announce their upcoming Winter Concert series, which will see the group perform in Barton and Newport. Under the direction of Anne K. Hamilton with

A day of learning and giving in Newport

NEWPORT — A busload of Champlain College students studying social work and psychology came to Newport on Thursday, November 13, for a daylong event organized by Professor Kim Quinn-Smith and Northeast Kingdom Learning Services

Sterling College faculty member to run 275K for climate resilience

CRAFTSBURY — Pavel Cenkl, faculty in Environmental Humanities at Sterling College, is going the extra mile for climate resilience—171 extra miles. Cenkl is planning on completing a 275 km (170.8 mile), 3-day solo run

Tractor-trailer collides with salt truck on I-91

NEWPORT — A State of Vermont salt spreading vehicle and a tractor-trailer were involved in a crash on I-91 early Tuesday morning. Police report that at around 5:35 a.m., Mark Lamotte, 47, of Newport,

Orleans logger ordered to pay $60,000 in civil penalties

NEWPORT — A logger from Orleans has been ordered to pay $60,000 in civil penalties for violating Vermont’s water quality and heavy cut timber laws. A court-approved settlement requires Reginald Riendeau to comply with

Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair in Derby draws a crowd

DERBY — On Saturday, the Dailey Memorial Library hosted their 23rd Annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair inside the gymnasium of North Country Junior High. The event not only helps raise money for the

New women’s clothing store in Derby celebrates grand opening week

DERBY — A new women’s clothing store in Derby has been celebrating their grand opening this week. The store is Revive your Style, and it’s located behind Village Pizza. For owner Tracie Stevens of

Tragic accident claims the life of 27-year-old Barton man

BARTON — A 27-year-old man from Barton was tragically killed in a single-vehicle car accident that took place on Lake Region Road in Barton last night. Police say that Corey Carpenter was traveling east

Early morning hit-and-run leaves Barton man seriously injured

HARTFORD — A 57-year-old man from Barton was transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center after he was involved in a hit-and-run accident in the Town of Hartford early yesterday morning. Police are reporting that

Naked man enters Newport convenience store

NEWPORT — Many stores have signs out front that say “No shoes, no shirt, no service.” Well, Jimmy Kwik Store in Newport might soon be putting up a sign saying, “Clothing mandatory.” On Wednesday,

Vermont unveils new Disaster Response Vehicles

MONTPELIER – The state of Vermont has a new tool at its disposal to assist first responders identify and combat several hazards in the state. The Vermont Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Rifle deer season starts Saturday in Vermont

NEWPORT — Hunters are gearing up for the start of Vermont’s 16-day rifle deer season that begins November 15 and ends Sunday, November 30. “Vermont’s pre-hunt deer population is estimated at approximately 135,000 this

Tar sands oil talk to be held at Lyndon State College

LYNDONVILLE — The Lyndon State Psychology and Human Services department will be hosting an event, “The People versus Big Oil: How Local Democracy Stood up to the Fossil Fuel Industry,” on November 19, at

From Taiwan to Derby: James Chen and the story of China Moon Buffet

DERBY — China Moon Buffet in Derby, is one of the most popular restaurants in the area. We caught up with owner James Chen, to find out more about how it all got started.